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The Safari Companion: A Guide to Watching African Mammals

Field / Identification GuideWildlife Guide

By: Richard Despard Estes (Author), Daniel Otte (Illustrator), Kathryn S Fuller (Foreword By)

496 pages, b/w illustrations, b/w maps, tables

Chelsea Green

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #103990 | ISBN: 1890132446
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £22.99 $29/€27 approx
Paperback | Dec 1993 | #25863 | ISBN: 0930031490
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Valuable guide which gives detailed information on the behavioural displays – such as courtship rituals, territorial marking, and care of the young – of over 80 different species. The Safari Companion includes an extensive glossary, tips on wildlife photography, a list of organisations working to protect African wildlife, and advice on where and when to see the animals.


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Biography

Richard D. Estes has led wildlife-viewing safaris in Africa for many years, and is one of the world's foremost experts on the social ecology of African mammals. Dr. Estes is an Associate Professor of Mammalogy at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University and the chairman of the World Conservation Union's Antelope Specialists' Group.

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